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Fun With HTML5 Video

Every now and again, it’s good to to have some fun with the ol’ wide web, and remind myself why I do what I do. One great article that I find myself going back to time and again is Mark Pilgrim’s “Dive Into HTML5“. The whole thing is frankly fantastic, but as a web developer who works with VOD, I especially get alot out of his section on HTML5 video. It’s pretty much all you really need to know, from encoding to markup.

So just for fun, I went a tiny step further to build it out in JavaScript (of course with some help from my niece and nephew): http://publicdev.appalabs.com/video/finestra/

So check it out Mark’s article. It’s well worth the read.